This course prepares you to successfully start your career as a new teacher – you’ll benefit from our excellent record in employment. You’ll learn to teach in schools in East or West Sussex, Brighton & Hove or Kent.
School-led teacher education is provided by experienced mentors and professional tutors, and is supported by University tutors throughout the year.
How will I study?
All teachers are prepared to meet a set of national professional standards, recognised by the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
In preparation for QTS, teachers prepare a portfolio of evidence of achievement, charting progress over the academic year. It includes evidence of lesson observations, engagement with professional development, and self-designed teaching and learning materials.
The main elements of the PGCE course are:
-Professional Knowledge for Schools
At all stages, assessment is shared between school-based professionals and University tutors.
Our aim is to ensure that every student who wants to study with us is able to despite financial barriers, so that we continue to attract talented and unique individuals.
Chancellor's International Scholarship (2017)
-25 scholarships of a 50% tuition fee waiver
-Application deadline: 1 May 2017
HESPAL Scholarship (Higher Education Scholarships Scheme for the Palestinian Territories) (2017)
-Two full fee waivers in conjuction with maintenance support from the British Council
-Application deadline: 1 January 2017
PGCE First-Generation Scholars Award (2017)
-£600 maintenance award to PGCE students with a household income below £42,875
USA Friends Scholarships (2017)
-A scholarship of an amount equivalent to $10,000 for nationals or residents of the USA on a one year taught Masters degree course.
-Application deadline: 3 April 2017
On graduation, you’ll have the skills and expertise to successfully start as a new teacher. We offer a support package to newly qualified teachers during their first year of teaching.
In addition, successful candidates can transfer up to 90 Masters-level credits on to the MA in Education.